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RandomBeta ( alpha ; beta )

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Jeremy Bante,
https://github.com/jbante/

Returns random values from a Beta distribution

Sample Input:
List (
RandomBeta ( .5 ; .5 );
RandomBeta ( .5 ; .5 );
RandomBeta ( .5 ; .5 );
RandomBeta ( .5 ; .5 );
RandomBeta ( .5 ; .5 );
RandomBeta ( .5 ; .5 );
RandomBeta ( .5 ; .5 );
RandomBeta ( .5 ; .5 );
RandomBeta ( .5 ; .5 );
RandomBeta ( .5 ; .5 )
)
Sample Output:
.46840777434408664703
.97474977374076843262
.65431562019512057304
.92274553608149290085
.96121877944096922874
.91257860092446208
.42773321550339460373
.92498611891642212868
.7081926506944000721
.45913609443232417107


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

When called repeatedly, RandomBeta creates values consistent with a beta-distributed random variable with shape parameters alpha and beta.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

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